1 Come all you good people and burst into song!,
be joyful and happy, your praises prolong;
remember the birthday of Jesus our king,
who brings us salvation: his glory we sing.

2 His mother, a virgin so gentle and pure
was told of God's promise, unchanging and sure,
foretelling the birthday of Jesus our king,
who brings us salvation: his glory we sing.

3 To Bethlehem hurried the shepherds amazed,
with stories of angels and heavens that blazed,
proclaiming the birthday of Jesus our king,
who brings us salvation: his glory we sing.

4 So come let us honour the babe in the hay
and give him our homage and worship today!
recalling the birthday of Jesus our king,
who brings us salvation: his glory we sing

Michael Saward (born 1932)
© Michael Saward/Jubilate Hymns
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